Punch, 28 (1855), 142.
Ballad of the Boar
Animal Behaviour, Zoological Gardens
Begins with an extract from a Dublin newspaper describing the escape of a wild boar from the Zoological Gardens, Dublin. The ballad, written to represent an author of limited literacy, describes the pursuit of the boar. The illustration shows the boar, dressed in a tailcoat, being chased by several men.
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